Tom Narvaez advises clients on business immigration matters and provides strategic advice to companies on the short-term and long-term employment of their foreign national employees. He assists clients exploring expansion into the United States with the cross-border movement of personnel and with obtaining the necessary nonimmigrant visas to do so, such as H-1Bs, L-1As, L-1Bs, Blanket L-1s, TNs, E-2s and E-3s.
He also helps clients obtain U.S. permanent residence through the permanent labor certification program (PERM) and employment-based green cards and through family relationships. Tom also represents clients in matters related to the employment of foreign nationals such as visa applications at U.S. consulates abroad and status issues, and he provides guidance on Form I-9 compliance, including Form I-9 audits and E-Verify matters.
Before entering private practice, Tom served as a law clerk for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on the Judiciary, chaired by Rep. Bob Goodlatte. Tom also served as a law clerk for the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, chaired by Senator Chuck Grassley. He is fluent in Spanish, which allows him to assist Spanish-speaking clients with their needs in their native language if desired.
Tom earned his Juris Doctor degree from The Catholic University of America’s Columbus School of Law, where he served as a member of the Moot Court Executive Board. He earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in political science from Virginia Commonwealth University.
- The Catholic University of America, Columbus School of Law (J.D.)
- Moot Court – Executive Board Member; Catholic University Pro Bono Challenge Award
- Virginia Commonwealth University (B.A.)
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